Drom Mór (C.), Beantraí

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Drom Mór (C.), Beantraí (school) (Dromore, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sibéal Bean Uí Dhrioscoil.

Original reference: 0294/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. 1918 a Dhein Sé É (p. 093-094)
  2. Old Charm to Stop a Bleeding (p. 095)
  3. Áiteanna Áitiúil - Cúl Cath (p. 096-097)
  4. Máire Ní Cheallaigh (p. 097-098)
  5. Colomare (p. 098)
  6. Gurtnascreena (p. 099)
  7. Riddles (p. 099-102)
  8. Old Graveyards (p. 103)
  9. My Home District (p. 104-105)
  10. Churning (p. 106)
  11. Local Customs - Christmas (p. 107)
  12. Local Customs - Christmas (p. 108)
  13. Local Beliefs (p. 108-109)
  14. Local Cures (p. 110)
  15. Local Marriage Customs (p. 111)
  16. Our Farm Animals and their Care (p. 112)
  17. Our Farm Animals and their Care (p. 113)
  18. Weather-Lore (p. 114)
  19. Festival Customs - St Stephen's Day 26th December (p. 115)
  20. Festival Customs - Halloween Customs (p. 116)
  21. Local Song (p. 116-118)
  22. Travelling Folk (p. 119)
  23. Food in the Olden Times (p. 120)
  24. Funeral Procession (p. 121)
  25. Lore of Certain Days (p. 122)
  26. Games I Play (p. 123-124)
  27. Local Place Names (p. 125-126)
  28. Local Roads (p. 126-127)
  29. Old Houses (p. 127-128)
  30. Clothes (p. 128-129)
  31. Potato Crop (p. 129-130)
  32. My Native Parish (p. 130-131)
  33. Local Forges (p. 131-132)
  34. Proverbs (p. 132-136)
  35. Local Landlords (p. 137-138)
  36. Local Tailors (p. 139-140)
  37. Local Monuments (p. 140-141)
  38. Funny Story (p. 142)
  39. Big Snow (p. 143)
  40. Famine Times (p. 143-144)
Origin information
Dromore, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 294, p. 92-144)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Hemorrhage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
School location
DromoreAn Drom MórDromoreCaheraghCarbery West (W.D.)Cork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0294/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cork schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49216145>
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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